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Raw Food Diet Revisited

Lots of water has flowed under the bridge of my life since I first dove into a very high raw food diet in 2006. Now, well into my 12th year of learning and living and experimenting with what works best for me, I am still a very high raw vegan eater, and not 100% either…. Read more

7 Ways to Spruce up Your Salads

Summer is definitely the time to take advantage of all salad-making opportunities! I eat salads all year long. One of the benefits of modern life is that we can get most of the foods we like to have at any time of the year.  In the summer, though, we can get many of our salad… Read more

Seasonal Fruit Platter with Berry Dressing

Fruit Platter Any gathering of people appreciate sweet, juicy, tropical fruits like pineapple, papaya, or mango, but apples, bananas, and grapes are also delicious choices.  Select the best of what’s available for your fruit platter, and place the pretty pink Berry dressing in a small, clear glass pitcher next to the fruit platter. Berry Dressing… Read more

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Beet Strings

Salad: 4 cups spinach 8 strawberries 2 Tbs raw walnuts, crushed 2 Tbs raw pumpkin seeds 1 beet, peeled, then spiralized or shredded Dressing: 6 Tbs  sherry vinegar or raw apple cider vinegar 1 cup olive oil 4 Tbs dijon mustard 2 Tbs. chopped parsley Sea salt Pepper Blend ingredients in a Bullet or by… Read more

The Green Machine Smoothie

Gorgeous and green, this smoothie provides some excellent fruit antioxidants as well as powerful spirulina. 1 1/2 cups water or a tea that you love 11/2 medium apples, cored and diced 1 1/2 medium oranges, peeled and seeded 1-4 handful fresh spinach leaves 1 1/2 Tbs spirulina or blue-green algae 1 Tbs chia seeds 2… Read more

Balancing Blood Sugar – Part II

It’s no secret that too much sugar in our diets can result in many health problems, most of them a good deal more serious than bad complexion or moderate weight gain. Over the past several decades, chronic disorders such as insulin resistance, prediabetes, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes have swept through our country, as well as… Read more